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BU123

Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver basket. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1914. Round solid bowl with tapering c-scroll swing handle and stepped foot. Rim molded with shallow scalloping. Sides interior have acid-etched pattern with scroll-inset diaper and lunettes in linear frames. Well plain. Fully marked including pattern no. 18794D (first produced in 1914) and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H (without handle) 2 7/8 x D 10 1/2 in. H (with handle) 9 in.... Click for details

$1,365.00
Listed Price $1,950.00
BU120

Sensitive and endearing 800 silver animal figure. Made by Buccellati in Italy. A chimp with raised arm, big funny ears, and expressive face sits on amethyst crystal base with joined feet. A playful primate with tensile hands and feet, and shaggy wire fur. Marked “Buccellati Italy 800”. Excellent condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H (with base) 13 x W 8 1/2 x D 8 in. #BU120

$19,500.00
Listed Price $30,000.00
BU122

Modern 950 silver box inset with ancient Roman coins. Made by Bulgari in Italy in 1972. Straight sides, each with large gilt diaper inset with a follis (a type of bronze coin) from the reign of Emperor Maxentius, one of the last pagan emperors, who ruled from 306-312 AD. Striking 1970s design evocative of decline and decadence. Fully marked including post-1967 Italian marks, year, and phrase “Impero Romano / Massenzio / 306 – 312 / Follis”. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 5 x W 4 3/4... Click for details

$5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00
BT988

Set of 3 sterling silver nutpicks. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: Shaft applied with wrapround leafing oak branch and mounted with faceted gilt point. Cast figural terminal in form of bushy-tailed squirrel, clutching nuts with itty-bitty paws. Fully marked including maker's stamp and director’s letter m (1869-1875) for Edward C. Moore. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x W 1 x D 3/8 in. Total weight: 3.5 troy ounces. #BT988

$980.00
Listed Price $1,400.00
BN933

Pair of gilt 950 silver 2-light candelabra with carved jade shaft. Made by Cartier in France, ca 1930. Each: Carp shaft in carved jade mounted to stepped and beaded oval base. Set in gaping fish mouth are two leaf-wrapped arms each terminating in single bellied urn socket with leaf-and-dart ornament, detachable bobeche, and beaded wax pan. Stylish Modern Classicism with Japanese influence. Fully marked with French 950 hallmark and maker's stamp. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/8 x W... Click for details

$29,250.00
Listed Price $45,000.00
BR754

Set of 4 English Georgian sterling silver open salts, 1721-1732. Each: Oval well in spread rectilinear body with chamfered corners. An early version of the perennially popular form. Fully marked including London assay stamp, date letters for 1721, 1724, and 1732, and maker’s stamps. Good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 3 x D 2 1/4 in. Total weight: 5 troy ounces. #BR754

$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BM963

Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1885. Globular body, straight neck, and c-scroll handle. Allover honeycomb hand hammering. Applied flowers, leafing tendrils, and butterflies. A restrained design with graceful plant and insect motifs. Fully marked including pattern no. 3077 and phrase “Sterling silver and other metals”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 3/8 x W 8 x D 5 1/2 in. Weight: 25 troy ounces. #BM963

$24,700.00
Listed Price $38,000.00
BT951

George III sterling silver salver. Made by Robert Rew in London in 1769. Round and ogee well with engraved armorial in floral surround. Sides tapering, and rim scrolled and gadrooned. Four leaf-capped volute scrolls. Stylish midcentury Georgian. Fully marked. Very good condition with nice patina.

Large dimensions: H 1 3/4 x D 15 in. Weight: 48 troy ounces. #BT951

$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
BT920

French Art Deco 950 silver coffeepot, ca 1930. Faceted cylinder on round and stepped foot. Covered “fish mouth” v-spout. Wood scroll-bracket handle. Cover hinged and raised with round and stepped finial; finial top has silver circle engraved with block monogram. Immensely stylish and fully serviceable. Marked with Minerva head, and Jean E. Puiforcat and Emile Puiforcat stamps. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 7 3/4 x W 8 x D 4 3/8 in. Gross weight: 26 troy ounces. #BT920

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BT921

French Art Deco 950 silver teapot, ca 1930. Faceted drum on round and stepped foot. Covered “fish mouth” v-spout. Wood scroll-bracket handle. Cover hinged and raised with round and stepped finial; finial top has silver circle engraved with block monogram. Immensely stylish and fully serviceable. Marked with Minerva head, and Jean E. Puiforcat and Emile Puiforcat stamps. Fine condition apart from minor chip to handle wood.

Dimensions: H 5 1/2 x W 9 1/2 x D 5 1/2 in. Gross weight: 25.5 troy... Click for details

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BT902

European silver and enamel cigarette case, ca 1920. Rectangular, chamfered, and hinged. On cover a horse’s head appears in an entryway, with two protective borzoi dogs standing guard. Stable drama against a semi-abstract background of brick and stone, and purpling ground. Marks worn. Very good condition with strong color.

Dimensions: H 3 5/8 x W 3 1/4 x D 1/2 in. Gross weight: 4.6 troy ounces. #BT902

$1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BS854

Chinese silver gilt, enamel, and marble pagoda box, ca 1920. Marble base with guilloche enamel pilasters and applied imbricated gilt filigree leaves, and raised foot with inset cabochon stones on enameled ground. Top has patterned enamel ground and gilt eaves with cabochon amethyst rim, and pendant turquoise. Cover has same with gilt finial on lobed ring surmounting green enamel circles. Colorful and flamboyant exoticism. Marked “Silver”. Very good condition with nice age-related toning.... Click for details

$3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
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